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Lead Lighting Artist – AAA Games – Midlands, UK

Location: Runcorn, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23849 Posted: 6 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games


Our client is working on a AAA Project in their Cheshire studio. Utilizing their renowned racing engine technology, they have ambitious plans for one of the company’s most successful and beloved titles. They are seeking an experienced Lead Lighting Artist to play a role in setting and maintaining the visual direction of the project, working closely with the projects Art Director and Technical Art Lead.

The successful candidate will have the autonomy to push the limits, enforcing your specialist vision through your great eye for lighting and a deep understanding of technical pipeline needs. You will oversee features such as colour-grading, post-effects, time of day and key lighting behaviours which include complex moving parts. You will be a key stakeholder in setting and maintenance of pipelines and working practices.


  • Own the technical and artistic vision on both a pipeline-management and visual level.
  • Alongside the project leads, you will define content ambitions for the project.
  • Identifying and selection of tools, technologies and pipelines to enhance the content creation pipelines and working processes.
  • Collaboration with other project technical and content creators to define clear goals and evolution paths for all tools and working practices.
  • Identify and testing of external and internal tools that help maintain their competitive edge in content generation and visual quality.


  • An outstanding portfolio showing an artistic flare as well as excellent technical ability.
  • Solid experience with real-time, dynamic lighting within games development.
  • Experience generating grading & LUTS (look up tables), ideally using Davinci Resolve from Blackmagic.
  • Ability to deliver to production-value with a consistent visual palette.
  • Expert understanding of the Adobe suite, 3DMax and Photoshop


  • Previous racing experience or an appreciation for vehicle aesthetics
Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Tagged as: AAA, Lead Artist, Lighting Art

Tags: AAA , Lead Artist , Lighting Art Categories: Art , Creative


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